Microsoft Windows Server 2020 is the next version of Windows Server after Windows Server 2019. Announced in early 2020, and released to the public on December 15th, 2020, Windows Server 2020 brings the all-new Windows 2020 interface, plus a redesigned Server Manager, and lots of new features.
|19135||Pre-Insider Preview (polaris_prerelease)||January 7, 2020|
|19510||Pre-Insider Preview (polaris_prerelease)||April 14, 2020|
|19912||Insider Preview (polaris_prerelease)||July 21, 2020|
|19997||Insider Preview (polaris_prerelease)||September 29, 2020|
|19999||Insider Preview (polaris_prerelease)||October 20, 2020|
|20056||Release Preview (polaris_release)||October 27, 2020|
|20198||Release Preview (polaris_release)||November 10, 2020|
|20877||Release Preview (polaris_release)||November 24, 2020|
|21495||Release Preview (polaris_release)||December 1, 2020|
|21678||Release Preview (polaris_release)||December 8, 2020|
|21680.2||Pre-RTM (polaris_release)||December 9, 2020|
|21680.44||Pre-RTM (polaris_release)||December 14, 2020|
|21680.45||RTM (polaris_release)||December 15, 2020|
Microsoft Windows 2020 is a version of Windows that has Windows Server 2020's features.
First Pre-Insider build of Windows Server 2020.
First Insider build of Windows Server 2020, introduces the all-new colorful, modern, gradient-filled, beautiful, and powerful Server Manager based on Win32 using XAML Islands, and uses the all-new Advanced Management app as a framework, which is the modern replacement for Microsoft Management Console.
Introduces the new Windows Server Kernel, version 11, that makes Windows Server very stable, fast, and bug free. Brings the new Windows 2020 design to Windows Server, except by default, effects like Acrylic, Reveal, etc are disabled (but they can be turned on), and also the default theme is now the mixed theme, dark taskbar, dark Start menu, Action Center, etc, but light Search bar, and light apps.
Adds some final polishing to the design, fixes lots of bugs.
First Release Preview build of Windows Server 2020.
Adds new Windows Server 2020 wallpaper that is a light grey gradient with text in the bottom right saying Windows Server 2020.
Adds some last finishing touches to the system and fixes any more bugs.
Build 21680.2 (Pre-RTM)
First Pre-RTM build of Windows Server 2020, prepares Windows Server 2020 for release.
Build 21680.44 (Pre-RTM)
Adds final finishing touches and prepares last parts of the system for release.
Build 21680.45 (RTM)
The final release of Windows Server 2020, released to the general public on December 15, 2020.
View concept images of Windows Server 2020 here: